Antarctica’s ice loss on the rise11 December 2013
Antarctica’s ice loss on the rise11 December 2013 Three years of observations by ESA’s CryoSat satellite show that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is losing over 150 cubic kilometres of ice each year – considerably more than when last surveyed.
CryoSat measures European storm surge09 December 2013
CryoSat measures European storm surge09 December 2013 ESA’s CryoSat satellite measured the storm surge from the recent North Sea storms, as high waters passed through the Kattegat sea between Denmark and Sweden.
Science meets Sentinel-306 December 2013
Science meets Sentinel-306 December 2013 With the first of the Sentinel satellites being readied for launch next spring, scientists are looking ahead to the third mission in the series to ensure the highest quality data possible.
Earth’s gravity scarred by earthquake03 December 2013
Earth’s gravity scarred by earthquake03 December 2013 ESA’s GOCE satellite has revealed that the devastating Japanese earthquake of 2011 left its mark in Earth’s gravity – yet another example of this extraordinary mission surpassing its original scope.
Proba-V data ready for use03 December 2013
Proba-V data ready for use03 December 2013 Less than seven months after launch, Earth-watcher Proba-V is ready to provide global vegetation data for operational and scientific use.
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef29 November 2013
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef29 November 2013 Scientists have used satellite observations to create a set of high-resolution 3D maps of the entire Great Barrier Reef – a critical step towards identifying, managing and protecting what lies beneath the waters.